MURFETT – Ian James (Murf)

Born on September 5, 1941. Passed away March 25, 2020.

Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on March 25, 2020 Aged 78 Years. Loved and loving husband of Lorraine for over 48 years.
Much loved father and father in-law of Sharon and Bruno, Wayne and Jenny.
Adored Grand pa to Myra (dec.), Riley, Lyla, Benjamin and Nicolas. Loved brother to Roy and Lorraine and their families.
Loved and remembered always
‘Till we meet again’

Private Funeral

Funeral Notice
Due to restrictions from COVID19, This is a private family funeral.
  1. It won`t be the same when we are finally are able to come.
    We had made so many plans.
    We miss you
    Sharon, Bruno, Benjamin and Nicolas

    Sharon Britz March 29, 2020
  2. So sorry to hear of Ian’s death . So sad . Our heartfelt condolences to Lorraine and family . A good friend gone to soon.

    Frank Beamish March 30, 2020
  3. So shocked to hear of Ian’s tragic passing Lorraine, hope your family are there to support you during this sad time. Sincere condolences to you all.

    Lyn & Ian Bailey March 30, 2020
  4. Our heartfelt condolences to Lorraine and family
    Ian will he sadly missed by all who knew him
    Our thoughts are with you at this sad time
    The Coffey Family (Melbourne)

    Andrew Coffey March 30, 2020
  5. Lorraine and family, thinking of you and the sad news of Ian. Thoughts and prayers- Sally, Debbie and Ian Finlay, Marj Orringe

    Sally Finlay March 30, 2020
  6. Condolences to Lorraine and Family at this sad time. I have memories from working with Ian at Pyneboard early 1960’s. A great character and friend.

    Graeme Morley March 31, 2020
  7. sorry to hear about murf he was a good neighbour to me in the years that we both milked he looked as proud as punch on his new green tractor

    jon boyle March 31, 2020
  8. Heartfelt sympathy to you, Lorraine, Sharon ,Wayne & Roy & all your families, such a shock, we will all miss Ian so much,our prayers & thoughts are with you all , our love to each one of you. Until we can catch up again, thinking of you all,
    Max, Julie, Rebecca, Amanda & Stephanie & families, xoxoxoxoxo

    Julie & Max Finlay March 31, 2020
  9. Dear Lorraine & family, sorry to hear of your very sad loss.Thinking of you all at this very sad time, lots of love from Peg Vardy & family ,xx

    Julie Finlay March 31, 2020
  10. He was the best grandpa and my only one. For my brother and I he put a window and door in our hut.
    Benjamin James Britz

    Benjamin James Britz March 31, 2020
  11. We were so saddened to learn of Murf ‘s passing. Great memories of him dropping in for a beer & working on the prefect together… such a knowledgeable man, we will miss him very much. Really feeling for Lorraine, Sharon , Wayne & families.. from Fiona & Leigh xx

    Fiona Musgrove (Ramsay) April 1, 2020
  12. Ian’s stories, smile and ability to fix just about anything will be sadly missed. Our heartfelt condolences and prayers are with you Lorraine and family.
    With love from Frans, Yvonne, Christine and family.

    Christine Lenghaus April 1, 2020
  13. Condolences to Lorraine, Sharon, Wayne and families also Roy and family. Sixty years of coming out to the Ramsay farm at Gormandale, old cars, fun and laughter, and the trip up the Canning stock route we all did together in 1994, great memories. Ian will be sadly missed. Andrea and Brian (dec) also from Laurie Vermeeren (Ramsay) and family.

    Andrea Ramsay April 1, 2020
  14. Very sad news. We are all thinking of you Lorraine in Germany. He was such a great character with great Australian stories. Will be sorely missed. Lots of love from Karen, Marc and all the family.

    Karen April 1, 2020
  15. You will be sadly missed. You’re a good mate and you are like a brother to me. I am already missing your phone calls. We’ve known each other since we were 16 years old from Yallourn Text school. We had a lot of good times together and helped each other when needed. I am Still in shock and can’t believe it’s happened. You will be sadly missed my old mate. Our heartfelt condolences to Lorrainne and family. Big hug from Les and Rose Parker.

    Les and Rose Parker April 1, 2020
  16. so sorry to hear of Ian’s death. Our Heartfelt condolences and love to Lorraine and family.

    Thelma & Ron Mayze April 2, 2020
  17. Dear Lorraine and family
    Please accept our sincere condolences.
    May you fill Gods presence at this difficult time.
    Robert and Helen Bormann

    Robert Bormann April 2, 2020
  18. I was late on the scene to knowing this great man and in the short time I’ve known him I have so many memories and funny stories. A very generous and welcoming man who touched our family’s life’s. It won’t be the same without you Mr murfett. Thoughts are with Lorain and family love Tristan Joanne Elizabeth Emma.

    Tristan Bloor April 2, 2020
  19. Ian was a huge part of our family, having been a close friend of my Dad Les since their teenage years , Ian was more like an uncle offering guidance and support as we grew up, nothing Ian couldn’t fix out of the piles of parts laying around the farm , Ian’s can do attitude to make the most out of life and “give it a go” was what made Ian such an insperation, condolences to Lorriane Sharon and Wayne , feeling your loss and wishing we could be their to say good buy to a man that meant so much to us.,

    Doug and Leanne Parker April 2, 2020
  20. So sorry Lorraine to hear of Ian’s death. We Remember you together all the time. Always helping others especially helping with parties and catering. It was always a pleasure to talk to you both. It is a great loss loosing your husband. Condolences to you all.

    Vickie Cassar April 2, 2020
  21. Deepest sympathy to you and your family Lorraine. Very sad to hear of his passing. He will be sadly missed

    judy alexander April 3, 2020